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  • Why does nobody mention that Hillary Clinton is perfectly nice

    10/21/2017 5:00:02 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 61 replies
    The Guardian ^ | October 20, 2017 | Zoe Williams
    Hello. I am Hillary Rodham Clinton, and this is the Graham Norton Show.” The almost-holder of what was once the loftiest imaginable office was surprisingly game for a bit of British kitsch: warm, indulgent and dressed in yellow, like a president on a kindergarten walkabout. She is still too grand for some of Graham Norton’s antics. She wasn’t sold on the idea of sharing a sofa with another celebrity. You cannot blame her. The chat-trading of Norton’s ersatz dinner party environment is inherently high-risk. You could be in the middle of the most profoundly revealing story – one you could...
  • National Anthem singer takes a knee while performing at Brooklyn Nets game

    10/20/2017 10:09:13 PM PDT · by Main Street · 27 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | Oct 20, 2017, 10:15 PM | Katie Leach
    After performing the national anthem at Friday night's Brooklyn Nets game, singer Justine Skye took a knee in the latest installment of the ongoing demonstration. Skye knelt specifically during the line "and the home of the brave," according to reports. However, according to the Associated Press, the demonstration wasn't well received among fans. Skye reportedly received more boos than cheers for her stunt. Shortly after her performance at the Nets' home opening game, Skye posted on Instagram a clip of her kneeling with the caption, "Got a bit shaky at the end.. was pretty uneasy about singing the anthem and...
  • Democrats demand Pence pay back costs of traveling to NFL game

    10/20/2017 12:38:59 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 61 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 19, 2017 | Cristina Marcos
    A group of House Democrats on Thursday urged Vice President Pence to reimburse taxpayers the cost of his travel this month to Indianapolis for an NFL game he abruptly left after players kneeled during the national anthem. In a letter to Pence, five House Democrats demanded the vice president pay back the expenses of attending the game, where the Indianapolis Colts faced off against the San Francisco 49ers. A CNN report estimated that Pence’s travel to and from Indiana cost taxpayers about $242,500, which doesn’t include the cost of Secret Service or advance staff. The Democratic lawmakers asked that Pence...
  • Why your alarmism over Trump is dangerous for democracy

    10/20/2017 12:41:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    PBS Newshour ^ | October 18, 2017 | Shadi Hamid, senior fellow, Brookings Institution
    We live in an era of alarmism. Everyone, or at least Trump opponents, seems alarmed nearly all the time. Even when we can’t quite summon the energy, we’re expected to be outraged. Our outrage is then presented as a badge of honor, evidence of virtue at a time of historic challenge to the Republic. But the nature of the outrage – overwrought before even Trump took office – has taken a new turn. We are confronted daily not simply with outrage, but a kind of end-of-worldism: America is on the brink of dictatorship; Trump is going start World War III;...
  • UC Santa Cruz College Republicans Shouted Down

    10/19/2017 1:55:50 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/18/2017 | Stanley Kurtz
    I’ve argued lately that the campus free-speech crisis is escalating. The failure to punish shout-downs of visiting conservative speakers is now licensing disruptive attacks on administrators, professors in the classroom, and fellow students. Now Campus Reform reports on a shout-down, not of a visiting speaker but of a peaceful meeting of College Republicans at the University of California at Santa Cruz. The organizer of the shout-down called on Facebook for students to “reject the ‘right of assembly’ or ‘right of free speech’ for white supremacists and fascists” (i.e. College Republicans). Demonstrators then shut down a Republican meeting in progress by...
  • VIDEO: Thugs lay siege to College Republicans meeting until library staff call police

    10/19/2017 1:49:14 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 32 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 10/19/2017 | Greg Piper
    No sanctions for two protesters who are student government officials What is it with leftist activists seeing libraries as places to scream and threaten other students? The College Republicans at the University of California-Santa Cruz faced a two-hour siege by protesters who said their very act of meeting quietly in the McHenry Library was “violent racist activity.” To their credit, the CRs never fought back or screamed, and didn’t even call the police. That was a call made by school officials when it became clear the CRs were staying put and the protesters wouldn’t stop menacing them, according to Campus...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Democrats need to move left

    10/18/2017 1:34:55 PM PDT · by pabianice · 47 replies
    RichmondCom ^ | 10/18/17 | pitts
    And it is a fantasy for a party heavily populated by African Americans, Muslims, the LGBTQ, immigrants and other marginalized peoples yearning to breathe free in an increasingly oppressive environment, to think it can attract angry, older white voters who believe that what America really needs is to be made “great again.”
  • Satanic Looking Drag Queen with Horns Reads to Little Kids at Michelle Obama Public Library (tr)

    10/17/2017 6:54:17 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 71 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 16, 2017 | Kristinn Taylor
    The Michelle Obama Public Library in Long Beach, California hosted a satanic looking drag queen on Saturday who read books to young children as part of the libraryÂ’s celebration LGBTQ History Month. The shocking photo of a man dressed as a female demon with giant horns on his head reading to little children at a public library was posted to Twitter and Facebook by the Long Beach Library but taken down after a huge outpouring of critical replies, including from GOP Congressional candidate Omar Navarro. It also got the approval of the Church of Satan. From this promotional graphic posted...
  • This College Professor Is Under Siege for Challenging Transgender Orthodoxy

    10/16/2017 12:01:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 13, 2017 | Jarrett Stepman
    A Boise State University professor recently learned what happens when you challenge left-wing social narratives on college campuses. Scott Yenor, a tenured professor, has been under siege on campus after publishing articles with The Heritage Foundation and The Daily Signal about feminism and the transgender movement. In those articles, Yenor explained the similarity in philosophy between the early feminists and modern transgender movement and how they aim at undermining traditional family values. He wrote in a Daily Signal article on Aug. 2:
  • Getting upset about Columbus Day is peak Antifa absurdity

    10/10/2017 7:47:40 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 19 replies
    Washington ^ | Oct 9, 2017 | Nicole Russell
    Getting upset about Columbus Day is peak Antifa absurdity by Nicole Russell | Oct 9, 2017, 11:23 AM If you like Starbucks, Google, Facebook or your freedom not to like them (why wouldn't you?) you can thank Christopher Columbus, explorer, navigator -- and, in 2017's political arena, rabble-rouser. In other words, Monday is Columbus Day: Are you ready to be offended? In honor of the day an adventurous but flawed man trekked all the way to the New World with a crew of men on a few ships, social justice warriors, and even Antifa, are gearing up to protest --...
  • Nothing Makes Liberals Angrier Than Us Normals Insisting On Our Rights (amazing piece!)

    10/08/2017 4:49:06 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 26 replies ^ | 10/5/17 | Kurt Schlichter
    I don’t agree with liberals often, because I’m not an idiot and because I love America, but when they once again say, “We must have a conversation about guns!” I still couldn’t agree more. And, since all we’ve heard is you leftists shrieking at us all week, I’ll start it off. You don’t ever get to disarm us. Not ever. There. It sure feels good to engage in a constructive dialogue. Now, we should have this conversation because in recent years we’ve seen a remarkable antipathy for the fact that normal Americans even have rights among those on the left....
  • NFL players' union teamed up with GEORGE SOROS to fund leftist advocacy groups

    10/05/2017 2:41:56 PM PDT · by hillarys cankles · 39 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 5, 2017 | Valerie Richardson
    Even before its feud over the national anthem with President Trump, the NFL Players Association wasn't on the same political team as many of its fans, judging from its contributions to LEFTIST advocacy groups.
  • Why Are White People Culpable For Stephen Paddock But Not Arabs For Islamic Terrorism?

    10/04/2017 5:03:55 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/04/2017 | David Marcus
    The argument is that American society is and always has been a terrorist white supremacist enterprise. When I was a young student my father told me a story from his college days. He was a freshman at Temple University and his professor asked for the definition of the word “progress.” Prepared for class, my dad answered, only to be told he was wrong. Dad objected, saying he had consulted several dictionaries. The professor said, “Young man, I’ve written dictionaries.” It was an important lesson about what words mean and who gets to decide. Today, American society is locked in such...
  • Washington Fetish: Get Rid of Trump

    10/04/2017 1:46:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush ^ | October 4, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Julie in Temecula, California. Great to have you. How are you? CALLER: Hi, Rush. I’m great. Oh, I’m so happy to talk with you. I’ve been a listener since, let’s see, Clinton was holding us hostage on TV. Okay. That’s a while back. Anyway, I apologize because I only heard this once, so I can’t tell you where I heard it, but when Green from Texas began the impeachment process — RUSH: Yes, Al Green. CALLER: Al Green, yeah, the Democrats were furious because the impeachment proceedings — I heard this but I don’t know where — the impeachment...
  • Democratic Group Asks Dept of Justice to Investigate Trump’s Attack on NFL Players

    09/28/2017 6:44:48 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 71 replies
    The Wrap ^ | September 26, 2017 | Itay Hod
    The Democratic Coalition — the political group that filed an ethics complaint against Donald Trump over the weekend — has filed a second complaint with the Department of Justice Tuesday, TheWrap has learned. The group is asking the DOJ whether the president violated federal law when he called on NFL owners to fire players who kneel in protest during the national anthem. “Since there are both ethical and criminal components to President Trump’s actions in this case, we have filed formal complaints with both OGE and DOJ,” Democratic Coalition chairman Jon Cooper told TheWrap. “Considering the serious nature of this...
  • ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Cast Takes A Knee In Solidarity While Filming 300th Episode

    09/27/2017 2:19:23 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 69 replies
    Deadline ^ | September 27, 2017 | Dino-Ray Ramos
    Whether you like it or not, the Colin Kaepernick kneeling movement isn’t stopping anytime soon. Shonda Rhimes posted a photo of her, Ellen Pompeo, Jesse Williams and other members of the Grey’s Anatomy cast taking a knee while filming their 300th episode. The photo included the caption “…and we took a knee in solidarity of racial justice” to support the long list of NFL teams that have been doing the same over the weekend. The Oakland Raiders, Dallas Cowboys, and a long list of other teams have been making headlines for taking a knee, linking arms or doing both prior...
  • How Did Women Fare in China’s Communist Revolution? (Pro Communism Barf Alert)

    09/26/2017 9:41:16 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 30 replies
    New York Times ^ | September 25, 2017 | Helen Gao
    My grandmother likes to tell stories from her career as a journalist in the early decades of the People’s Republic of China. She recalls scrawling down Chairman Mao’s latest pronouncements as they came through loudspeakers and talking with joyous peasants from the newly collectivized countryside. In what was her career highlight, she turned an anonymous candy salesman into a national labor hero with glowing praises for his service to the people. She had grown up in the central province of Hunan, where her father was a landlord. She talks about her mother as a glum housewife who resented her husband...
  • David Horowitz's The Left in the University

    09/23/2017 8:24:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    American ^ | September 23, 2017 | Bruce Thornton
    The corruption of American higher education has been in the news a lot in the last few years. “Snowflakes” and “safe spaces,” crowds of thugs shutting down conservative speakers, craven administrators caving in to demands of activist students and faculty have become increasingly common since the rise of Donald Trump sparked a “resistance” movement. Even progressives who have run afoul of campus Robespierres are writing books about free speech now that their revolutionary children have started devouring their own. What David Horowitz has been warning about in his books and speeches for more than thirty years -- the ideological hijacking...
  • Stevie Wonder “Takes A Knee” For America At Global Citizen Festiva

    09/23/2017 8:04:12 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 46 replies
    Deadline ^ | September 23, 2017 | Dino-Ray Ramos
    Before performing a medley of his classic hits like “Higher Ground,” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours,” and “Overjoyed,” at the Global Citizen Festival, Stevie Wonder made a passionate speech about unity saying, “It is only through life we can make life happen through ourselves and each other.” He added, “Our global brothers and sisters, I didn’t come here to preach, but I’m telling you, our spirits must be in the right place all the time.” After encouraging everyone to “stand down bigotry” and “condemn sexism,” he insisted that everyone “find love.” Then with the help of his son Kwame, he...
  • Why Did the Judge Acquit a St. Louis Police Officer of Killing a Black Man?

    09/20/2017 7:42:50 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 32 replies
    New American ^ | 18 Sep 2017 | Bob Adelmann
    Why Did the Judge Acquit a St. Louis Police Officer of Killing a Black Man? Bob Adelmann The decision on Friday to acquit a white St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man back in December 2011 predictably set off rioting in the city. It didn’t occur to the rioters that, according to the evidence in the case, Officer Jason Stockley’s use of force was reasonable, to defend his own life against a potentially lethal threat exhibited by Anthony Lamar Smith. It didn’t matter that the judge found that the state failed to prove its allegation...